Instructional Design and Multimedia Services (IDMS) was founded in 2006 with the specific directive to create high quality, engaging online and hybrid courses. Currently led by Dr. Stephanie Sutcliffe, the team serves a number of the University’s colleges and schools. In the past 8 years, IDMS has won 26 awards for service and leadership in Learning Technology.
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For the past 20 years, Stephanie has worked in project management, multimedia development, and instructional design, with the last 13 years focused specifically on teaching and education. She has also taught on-campus, hybrid, and online courses as an Adjunct Professor for Drexel's School of Education. From 2014-15, Stephanie was one of 8 Online Learning Council Fellows identified from across the University to act as an ambassador of the OLC to serve the Drexel community by serving as a catalyst for quality and innovation in education. The OLC Fellows provide a wide variety of support services including faculty mentorship, course design consultation and course design reviews. Stephanie was also recently selected to serve as the Adjunct Faculty Representative for the School of Education to serve on Drexel University’s Faculty Senate.
Kristian Reid brings over twenty years of video production experience to his position as Director of Multimedia Services. In his ten years at Drexel, he has worked with the School of Education, Academy of Natural Sciences, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Sport Management, Culinary and Food Science, College of Medicine, Goodwin College of Professional Studies, and Pennoni Honors College, just to name a few. He has also produced and directed videos for the U.S Army and Navy, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The National Constitution Center, Philadelphia Department of Health and PECO. Kristian has received online and educational Telly Awards for Directing and Animation, as well as the Best Educational Surgical Video Award for a project he edited. As a camera operator, Kristian has enjoyed traveling to Europe, China and all across the United States.
Ryan’s knowledge and expertise in Instructional Design stems from his background in Game Development and Animation. Utilizing Gamification and visual representation, he developed interactive and engaging eLearning modules for Virtua Health in the South Jersey region to great success. He received his BS in Game Design and Production from Drexel University.
Colleges/Programs Supported: College of Medicine (Drug Discovery & Development, Pre-Med, BioMed); Goodwin College; College of Media Arts & Design
Steven is a native Detroiter, published novelist, accomplished athlete, life-long student, and passionate educator. He has two masters’ degrees (Composition/Rhetoric and Written Communications/Pedagogy), and a PhD in e-learning. He also has nearly 20 years’ experience teaching both on-ground and online, and as a Dean of Developmental Education at Baker College in suburban Detroit. While developing a hybrid course in Children’s Literature for Baker College, he became obsessed with online learning and Instructional Design. He’s also developed WBT for General Motors, Ford Motor Company, and the United Auto Workers ranging from plant safety to complex PowerTrain software instruction. Steve brings creativity and imagination to instructional design -- because there’s no excuse for a boring online course.
Colleges/Programs Supported: College of Computing and Informatics; Dornslife School of Public Health; College of Arts & Sciences
As a lifelong resident of Delaware County, PA, Theresa has spent her career of over 25 years as a dedicated educator, working with faculty and students of all levels, including K-12 and higher education. In addition to teaching, she has also been an Educational Technologist, providing technical assistance, professional development, training, accessibility expertise, research, and most importantly, endless support and encouragement, to both faculty and students. Theresa holds a BSED Elementary Education degree from West Chester University and a MS in Instructional Technology from St. Joseph’s University.
Colleges/Programs Supported: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Shawn earned a BA in Political Science and Economics from Temple University. He has worked in the field of Instructional Technology and Design since 2018, supporting faculty, students, and staff across Blackboard and Canvas LMS, as well as providing support across video conferencing systems like Cisco Webex and Zoom. Shawn draws from his background as an Instructional Technologist to apply creative solutions towards making adult learning practical, accessible, and fun!
Colleges/Programs Supported: College of Arts and Sciences
Kevin has more than five years of professional video production experience working for an e-learning company, NBC Sports Philadelphia, Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union, and Temple University Television. He received his BA in Media Studies and Production from Temple University. Kevin’s background in corporate e-learning, and time at Temple University, inspired him to pursue a role in which he could produce video for courses in higher education. As Digital Assets and Production Coordinator for Drexel University Online, he will use his expertise to help create high-quality online learning experiences for students.